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Analysis – Four alternatives to De Ligt for Barcelona

Will Barcelona be on the hunt for a new centre back?
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If the rumours are true, Barcelona will be missing out of Matthijs de Ligt this summer. The Dutch defender is seemingly on his way to Juventus.

Should that prove to be the case, Barcelona will be on the lookout for an alternative to him this summer.

While they don’t exactly need a centre back, given they have Gerard Pique and Clement Lenglet, as well as Samuel Umtiti, but they wanted De Ligt, so there is a desire.

In fact, should Umtiti leave the need for a centre back will only be increased. So who could Barcelona target instead of De Ligt? We look at four alternatives.